The Most Important Role Carrie Fisher...

30th Dec, 2016

I hadn’t intended to write about Carrie Fisher’s passing, because so much has been said already, but it’s hard to skip over it. This blog goes through dry spells, when…

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The Story of My First Social Outing...

17th Dec, 2016

Let’s talk about my first social outing after my father died, which will probably make you feel better about yourself. Actually, most of my life will probably make you feel…

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I’m Disappointed That Hillary...

18th Nov, 2016

This is a political post. If you are about to tell me that you don’t read my blog to hear my thoughts on politics, then … well, honestly, I’ll find…

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An Open Letter to the Class Instructor...

9th Jun, 2016

Dear … um … Crap. I’ll be honest, I didn’t catch your name as it was shouted over your headset. Tamblynn? Is that even a real name? Or just a dehydration-induced…

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12 Things You Should Never Say to a...

3rd Jun, 2016

My husband always tells me to assume people have good intentions. When I’m frustrated with something someone has said to me, he reminds me not to immediately conclude that they…

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Home Organization Tips for Weirdos

31st May, 2016

One of the fun parts about meeting with publishers is that they start throwing books at you (note: if they do this literally, then you are likely not talking to…

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We Try Three New Flavors of M&Ms...

29th Apr, 2016

Note: This post is obviously unsponsored, because no one from M&M’s would pay me to say the things that I said. One of the great things about having friends (besides…

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I Recreate Amanda Bacon’s Elle...

6th Feb, 2016

Like most of you, I recently read the Elle article about what Amanda Chantal Bacon, a woman who may just be a low-blood-sugar-induced hallucination of Gwyneth Paltrow’s, eats in a…

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A Thank You Letter to The Mother of a...

26th Jan, 2016

Last week, a dear friend of mine from childhood texted me to let me know that her mother had died. I’d known her – and, by extension, her mother – since…

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